Bora-Bora. The Pearl of The Pacific

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The name alone is dream like. World famous for it’s lagoon of many blues and picture perfect scenery, Bora-Bora deserves it’s nickname “Pearl of the Pacific”. It’s not a place that regularly appears on backpacker travel lists as the cost of staying on the island is so expensive, yet it is on this small island […]

Rumble in the Jungle

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We said good bye to sunny Mabul Island and took the boat at 16.00 to the mainland. It was a longer, more bumpy and wet ride back and we made a couple of stops for emergency boat repair! Upon arrival in Semporna we checked into Sipidan Inn, an oasis in an otherwise dirty town. A […]

Wet & Wild in Borneo

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Bandar Seri Begawan was damp and overcast when we awoke, and we made our way to the jetty early on Thursday morning, bypassing the smell of durian fruit from the busy riverside market. There were many passengers at the jetty, day trippers to Temburong National park, university students and locals returning to Bangar town. We […]

Koh Kood, the last Thai Paradise

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We left our accommodation on Koh Chang on Tuesday, January 31 at 8:40. A small truck waiting for us outside the entrance. Many people were already sitting in the back of the truck taxi: an Italian couple, German couple and two Ukrainians. We arrive at the small fishing village of Bang Bao and we are […]